Policy Focus

 
Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
Social security systems play a critical role preventing people who are locked out of paid work from falling into poverty while they try to get their lives back on track.
Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:55
Mark Riboldi, Advocacy and Communications Manager at Community Legal Centres NSW highlights the importance of community-led justice reinvestment.
Wed, 04/24/2019 - 10:33
 People with intellectual disability experience unique barriers to effective early engagement with support services. This article explores some of these barriers and a new initiative to address them.
Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:07
Early independent legal advice in child protection matters is crucial to helping parents explore their options to prevent permanent child removal, write Charlotte Buckton and Karin Ness from Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre.
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:18
In Australia and overseas, alternative legal responses to sexual and domestic violence are increasingly being explored to better meet the needs of victims/survivors. One such alternative is restorative justice, which Thea Deakin-Greenwood and Jane Bolitho argue offers an opportunity to refocus an otherwise adversarial (and sometimes inaccessible) process on the needs and rights of victims.